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There are 7 ways to get from Izumo to Echizen by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Izumoshi to Okayama
  2. Take the train from Okayama to Kyoto
  3. Take the train from Kyoto to Takefu

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Izumoshi Station to Senri-newtown
  2. Take the bus from Senri Newtown to Takefu IC

Night bus, train

  1. Take the night bus from Izumoshi Station to Kyōto
  2. Take the train from Kyoto to Takefu

Drive

  1. Drive from Izumo to Echizen

Fly to Komatsu, train

  1. Fly from Izumo (IZO) to Komatsu (KMQ)
  2. Take the train from Komatsu to Takefu

Fly to Osaka Itami, train

  1. Fly from Izumo (IZO) to Osaka Itami (ITM)
  2. Take the train from Kyoto to Takefu

Fly to Nagoya Airfield, train

  1. Fly from Izumo (IZO) to Nagoya Airfield (NKM)
  2. Take the train from Nagoya to Maibara
  3. Take the train from Maibara to Takefu
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The cheapest way to get from Izumo to Echizen is to drive which costs ¥5500 - ¥8500 and takes 4h 58m.

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The fastest way to get from Izumo to Echizen is to fly and train. Taking this option will cost ¥21000 - ¥32000 and takes 4h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Izumo station to Echizen. However, there are services departing from Izumoshi Station and arriving at Takefu IC via Senri Newtown. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from Izumo to Echizen. However, there are services departing from Izumoshi and arriving at Takefu via Okayama and Kyoto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 33m.

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The distance between Izumo and Echizen is 313 km. The road distance is 418.9 km.

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The best way to get from Izumo to Echizen without a car is to train which takes 6h 33m and costs ¥14000 - ¥22000.

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It takes approximately 6h 33m to get from Izumo to Echizen, including transfers.

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Izumo to Echizen bus services, operated by Chugoku JR Bus Company, depart from Izumoshi Station.

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Izumo to Echizen train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, depart from Izumoshi station.

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The best way to get from Izumo to Echizen is to train which takes 6h 33m and costs ¥14000 - ¥22000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥9000 - ¥13000 and takes 8h 58m.

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Map of how to get from Izumo to Echizen.
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  • Distance: 313.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 33m

What companies run services between Izumo, Japan and Echizen, Japan?

You can take a train from Izumo to Echizen via Okayama and Kyoto in around 6h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Izumo to Echizen via Senri Newtown in around 8h 58m.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Izumo to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥17000 - ¥80000
Flights from Izumo to Komatsu via Osaka Itami, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥17000 - ¥80000
Flights from Izumo to Komatsu via Fukuoka, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥20000 - ¥130000
Flights from Izumo to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥20000
Flights from Izumo to Nagoya Airfield
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥28000
Fuji Dream
Website
fujidream.co.jp
Flights from Izumo to Nagoya Airfield
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥28000
Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Izumoshi to Okayama
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥8000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥5000 - ¥7500
Reserved Seat
¥5500 - ¥8000
Green Seat
¥7500 - ¥11000
Train from Kyoto to Takefu
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥3400 - ¥5000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥3400 - ¥4800
Reserved Seat
¥3600 - ¥5000
Green Seat
¥4900 - ¥7000
Train from Komatsu to Takefu
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2000 - ¥3100
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥2000 - ¥2900
Reserved Seat
¥2100 - ¥3100
Green Seat
¥2800 - ¥3900
Train from Nagoya to Maibara
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥2000 - ¥3000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥2000 - ¥2900
Reserved Seat
¥2100 - ¥3000
Green Seat
¥2800 - ¥3900
Train from Maibara to Takefu
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2300 - ¥3500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥2300 - ¥3300
Reserved Seat
¥2500 - ¥3500
Green Seat
¥3300 - ¥4500
Japan Railways Shinkansen

Japan’s famous bullet trains, operated by Japan Rail, are known for their comfort, punctuality and efficiency. They run at speeds of up to 320km/h and connect most of the country’s major cities. Most shinkansen trains offer two classes – Ordinary and Green Car – although some also offer Gran Class (comparable to first class). Seat reservations can be made on all trains for a small fee, although it’s not mandatory apart from on a handful of routes.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Okayama to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥8500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥5500 - ¥7500
Reserved seat
¥6500 - ¥8500
Green seat
¥8000 - ¥11000
Train from Nagoya to Maibara
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥3000 - ¥4700
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥3000 - ¥4100
Reserved seat
¥3800 - ¥4700
Green seat
¥4600 - ¥6000
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of Japan's main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen (bullet train) service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. Trains are clean, comfortable and punctual. There are several rail passes on offer for customers, such as the extremely popular national JR Pass and regional Hokkaido Pass, JR Kyushu Pass and JR West Pass, among others.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagoya to Maibara
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥1000 - ¥1500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Chugoku JR Bus Company
Website
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Bus from Izumoshi Station to Senri-newtown
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥6500
Schedules at
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp.e.aec.hp.transer.com
Night bus from Izumoshi Station to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥6290
Schedules at
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp.e.aec.hp.transer.com
Keifuku Bus
Phone
0776-24-4890
Website
bus.keifuku.co.jp
Bus from Senri Newtown to Takefu IC
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
¥3700 - ¥6000
Schedules at
bus.keifuku.co.jp

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There is no direct flight from Izumo Airport to Komatsu Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 50m and has one stopover.

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Izumo to Echizen bus services, operated by Keifuku Bus, arrive at Takefu IC station.

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Izumo to Echizen train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Takefu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Izumo to Echizen is 419 km. It takes approximately 4h 58m to drive from Izumo to Echizen.

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Japan Airlines offers flights from Izumo Airport to Komatsu Airport.

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There are 21+ hotels available in Echizen. Prices start at ¥12500 per night.

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The best way to get from Izumo to Izumo Airport is to taxi which takes 12 min and costs ¥4400 - ¥5500.

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